The Coolest/Weirdest Timing Tower In Drag Racing History – The Mobile Dragster Tower!

The photos and video below represent some of the last existing evidence of the coolest and weirdest timing tower in drag racing history. For starters, lots of strips had and continue to have humble...

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We Will Have LIVE No Prep Street Racing Saturday From The Coffeyville Street Drags In Kansas

Do you want to watch real, honest, No Prep Street Racing Live? Good, because we’ll have all the street racing you can handle LIVE from the Coffeyville Street Drags in Coffeyville Kansas this...

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Fellow Racer Remembers His Mentor Ernie Pereira, 200 MPH Club Member, Belly Tank Racer, And Overall Land Racing Bad Ass.

(Words by Robert Dalton, Photos provided by Robert Dalton) Robert Dalton is the owner and driver of the “Flash Point” Streamliner, and a guy who has become a good friend of ours over the...

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Carl Scott Flips His Car, Minor Insanity, At Kansas No Prep Race And Walks Away

Carl Scott has had a few close calls lately, but we’re glad to announce that after losing it behind the wheel of his little beast Minor Insanity, and sliding it into the wall, it flipped over a...

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These Tips Will Help You Weld Chromoly Tubing Like A Pro, Thanks To Tips From Bentley Garner

The welders in my shop are blue, as in Miller, and not only do I prefer the power of blue for my welding projects, but I also find their YouTube Channel to be FULL of great videos. Training videos,...

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CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN: FREE LIVE Radial Racing With The RTRA Turbo Bullet Radial Rebellion Continues Saturday! More Than $100K On The Line!

POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN   WILL BE RESCHEDULED SOON. STAY TUNED. Last year’s RTRA, Radial Tire Racing Association, events at Denton’s Northstar Dragway were some of the record settingest races...

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BangShift Race Report: Revitalized IHRA Nitro Jam Roars To Life In Tucson, Arizona – Results, Photos, Inside Scoop HERE!

(Words by Darr Hawthorne and IHRA PR Photos by Bob Snyder and Darr Hawthorne) -I can’t remember the last time I attended an event under the sanction of the International Hot Rod Association, it...

More Photos From The 2014 Northeast Rod And Custom Show – Trucks, Race Cars, More!

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – Yesterday we dropped the first gallery from the 2014 Northeast Rod and Custom car show. This event was held outside of Philadelphia and it drew cars from all over the...

Gallery: The 2014 Northeast Rod And Custom Show – Pennsylvanian Hot Rodders Come Out In Force!

(Photos by Joe Grippo) – For the fourth year in a row the Northeast Rod and Custom car show happened outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and like years past, the convention center was jam...

Crazy Wheelstand Video: Watch A Mustang Go Near Vertical At The Outlaw Street Car Reunion In Memphis

As we showed you yesterday, small tire drag racers are often walking a very thin line between tire spin and massive dead hooking wheelstands. As the racer you will see in this video found out, the...

Big News: MSD’s Atomic EFI Receives CARB Exemption Status In California – Legal For All 1987-Older GM Cars and Trucks!

It isn’t often that we find ourselves celebrating anything to do with the California Air Resource Board, otherwise known as CARB around here but today is a different day. MSD has been granted...

Aeromotive’s New A3000 Fuel Pump Debuts At NHRA Gatornationals And Powers Allen Johnson To Pro Stock Victory

When Allen Johnson got the win light in the final round of pro stock at the NHRA Gatornationals it wasn’t just the first win for the Dodge Dart in pro stock, it was the first win for the pump...

March Meet Highlight Reel: “Bad” Brad Klaassen’s Favorite Photos Of People, The Pits, And Racecars!

(Photos by Brad Klaassen) – More March Meet stuff you say? Hey, it is still March so we’re good. BangShift contributor Brad Klaassen sent us his highlight reel of photos from the 2014...

This Homebuilt, STEEL BODIED, Mustang Funny Car Is The Coolest Drag Relic We Have Ever Found On eBay

So often we hear about those heady days of yore in drag racing where a guy could just build something and go race it. Well, here is the physical embodiment of that time period in the form of a...

Bitchin’ Video: Multiple X275 Passes In A Trick Flow Headed, Turbocharged, Wheelstanding Fox Body

This video from Shawn Ayers is totally awesome as it is completely devoid of crappy downtime, idling around the pits, and all of that junk. The video captures a day of racing from the driver’s...

The Horrible Welding Continues! This is An Epidemic! More Globs Of Fail Inside

Yesterday, after running the blog item about the horrid welding job on the gas tank the guys at RideTech spotted, we sent our an APB asking for your photos of horrid welding jobs. The first guy to...

BOOM VIDEO: Watch This Very Fast Pickup Literally Launch Its Driveshaft – No Loop Here!

There are certain rules that lots of racers like to scoff at. Replacing belts every couple years is one of many that annoy people and make them believe that there’s some sort of conspiracy out...

Prolong’s Latest Project Is A 1955 Chevy Wagon Built To Honor Drag Push Cars From The Past

The crew at Prolong certainly “get it”. We can tell by the fact that they are involved in so many events across the country each year and we can tell by their taste in project cars to...

This 1967 Dodge Dart Sedan Is One Tough Looking Street Sweeper

There are some cars out there that simply exude an attitude that can only be described as tough. This 1967 Dart is one of those cars. Dark blue paint with a black tail stripe, steel wheels, a muscled...

The Parting Shift: Take A Ride In A Top Alcohol Funny Car – Tire Shake And All

Wait…what? Yes, a top alcohol funny car here in the Parting Shift! Remember, these cars get shifted down track and alky floppers are insanely difficult to drive. You’ll see why in a...